Learning & training

Coronavirus: How can we prepare for a leader falling ill?

With the Prime Minister in intensive care, the Cabinet is finding a new ‘business as usual’ while its leader recuperates....

Apprentices can continue learning while furloughed

Apprentices who have been furloughed are allowed to continue their training as long as it does not provide a service...

Is ‘good’ leadership different during a crisis?

The qualities of good leadership often seem more explicit during a crisis. But by understanding these qualities, employers can nurture...

Personnel Today Awards 2020 open for entries

Entries have opened for the 2020 Personnel Today Awards, recognising the HR professionals, teams and suppliers that have delivered outstanding...

Apprenticeship providers “on brink of collapse”

Private apprenticeship training providers are “on the brink of collapse” after failing to secure financial support from the Department for...

Remote working: key considerations for junior employees’ development

Employers need to establish clear processes, monitor the quality of work and provide timely feedback if they are to effectively...

Managers must improve mental health support during coronavirus crisis

Better communication needed if employee mental health is to be safeguarded during Covid-19 crisis.

What will shape the managers of the future?

Whether it’s having to manage unprecedented levels of remote working or the fact that increasing numbers of tasks are being...

Graduate and apprentice hiring hit by coronavirus uncertainty

Companies have been forced to scale down entry-level recruitment programmes.

First occupational health nurse apprenticeship set to be launched this summer

The first Level 7 apprenticeship for occupational health nurses is set to be launched by the University of Derby this...

Budget 2020: Seven things employers may have missed

Given the covid-19 coronavirus has now been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Budget announcement...

How banks can balance stability and innovation

As coronavirus affects stock markets and the Bank of England cuts interest rates, Dr Simon Hayward looks at the challenges...

Employee engagement isn’t just HR’s responsibility

As UK employee engagement and productivity levels remain stubbornly low, Stuart Hearn explains why improving engagement levels is a job...

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